After taking care of the practical aspects of moving to the UK, you deserve a break. Fortunately, the UK offers countless opportunities to relax – not only on public holidays. This section of our guide presents some favorite options, e.g. British pubs and food culture, famous arts festivals and museums, popular stage companies and sports. Enjoy!
The best way to your heart is through your stomach, as the saying goes. So, to enjoy settling in your new life in the UK, you might take the chance to taste some culinary specialties from British cuisine. Just like the weather in UK, local food is far superior to its (clichéd) international reputation. We’ll introduce you to gastropub variations of traditional fare, to the delights of a fancy afternoon tea or an award-winning curry, and the new British food culture. If you had rather try your hands at cooking for yourself, our brief guide to shopping in the UK tells you all about the major supermarket chains and resources for people with dietary restrictions.